Archive for May, 2011

May 31, 2011 “Senna”…

“an accomplished and affectionate film about a man whom, to many in his homeland of Brazil, was nothing short of a saint.”

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May 31, 2011 “X-Men: First Class” review…

“A brilliant example of reviving a familiar franchise and still bringing something new to the table.”

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May 27, 2011 “The Hangover, Part 2″…

“As funny as the last film? Maybe, but nowhere near as surprising. ”

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May 27, 2011 review: “Prom”…

“like a watered down blend of Glee, High School Musical and pretty much every other American high school movie…”

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May 26, 2011

The National: “Game of Death” review…

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May 25, 2011 “Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2” review…

“The stars do well, the comedy is funny in places, but there’s little spark to this run-of-the-mill film”

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May 24, 2011

MPC Publications: May 2011

Since 2007 I have written a regular film column, ‘Cinema Paradiso’, for MPC Publications.  Starting as a one page ‘Film of The Month’, over the years it has expanded to a two page film section, with a monthly round up of all the latest releases in addition to a monthly interview with a Hollywood star. The column is syndicated amongst MPC’s 10 publications, covering 100,000 delivery locations in the North London area.

My column for May is below, along with an interview with “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth (click  image for article):

May 21, 2011

The National: “The Experiment” review…

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May 18, 2011 “Blitz” review…

“Not exactly easy viewing at times, but it has enough variation to save it from the classification of a ‘big, dumb action movie’” (click image to read article)

May 16, 2011 “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” review…

“There’s little more to say about Depp as Jack Sparrow. He still makes us laugh, while managing to be as cool as any character in movie history.” (click image to read article)